Tuesday, 2 July 2013
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what are the criteria for the issuing of food vouchers by Jobcentre Plus branches for use at food banks.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions the Prime Minister had on the issue of economic growth in the eurozone and the United Kingdom at the recent G8 summit.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their latest assessment of the impact of the under-occupancy charge on properties with spare bedrooms.
To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of recent demonstrations and civil unrest in Egypt.
Moved By The Chairman of Committees That Baroness Scotland of Asthal be appointed a member of the Select Committee in place of Lord Bragg, resigned. Motion agreed.
My Lords, with the leave of the House, I will repeat a Statement made by my right honourable friend the Prime Minister in another place. The Statement is as follows: “I would like to make a...
My Lords, Second Reading is not time-limited but if Back-Benchers were to keep their contributions within seven minutes, the House would rise around 10 o’clock.
Moved By Lord Nash That the Bill be read a second time.
Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.
And sometimes to shout at each other.